I get inspiration from number of things, but I can easily identify one area that clearly gives me a lot of inspiration. Nature. But not the romantic kind with sunsets and beaches. I'm very much inspired by the scientific approach to nature. How it works, the variety of forms and textures it presents.
PostScript® Type 1 (or simply called Type 1) font was the first standard released by Adobe. Apple built in the Adobe technology into the Macintosh in 1985. This combined with the release of PageMaker®, which was the first DTP software, was revolutionary for the industry.
I've seen many graphic designers and operators using highly vivid desktop pictures. The colors around your work highly influence your judgment of the color schemes in your design.
For example, if you have a warm desktop, you might overdo cool colors to compensate, but once you print your artwork and take it out of the context of your screen, you will feel that you overdid the cool colors.